or grey-head·ed



having gray hair.
of or relating to old age or old people.

Origin of gray-headed

First recorded in 1525–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gray-headed

Historical Examples of gray-headed

  • It was the gray-headed man with the glasses and the kindly look about the eyes.

  • I've been carrying that mortgage for so long it's gray-headed.

    Cap'n Eri

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • You could talk to me till you was gray-headed, and I'd just laugh.


    Alan Douglas

  • That gray-headed man, how many times has he provoked the Most High!

    Talks To Farmers

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • These gray-headed men were expected to have been present on this occasion, but were not.

    Mary and I

    Stephen Return Riggs